Dealing with a loved one's estate - where do I start?

Dealing with matters when a loved one has died can be an extremely difficult and overwhelming. In terms of their estate, there can be quite a lot to organise and consider. As a result, this can seem like a very daunting experience. Many clients in such situations approach us asking what probate is…


Challenge a Will – Creditor of a Beneficiary to an Estate

The Court of Appeal has recently given leave to a man to challenge his ex-mother in law’s will in the case of Randall v Randall. Facts of the case Colin and Hilary Randall divorced in 2006 and as part of the settlement, Mrs Randall would be able to retain £100,000 from future inheritance from her…


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The risk of failing to update your will

Whilst people may prepare a will to deal with their affairs, unfortunately a lot of people may simply forget about it for years to come. It is vastly important that these documents are regularly reviewed to take account of any changes to your personal circumstances, your estate or your wishes.…